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Iraq's Ahmed Yahya (left) and Japan's Ritsu Doan fight for the ball during their match at the Asian Cup on Friday.
Jan 22, 2024
Physical Arab teams taking fight to heavyweights at Asian Cup
Jordan coach Hussein Ammouta said "Arab teams playing on Arab turf" in Qatar must take the fight to their opponents.
South Korea's Kim Tae-Hwan (left) battles with Jordan's Anas Al Awadat during Asian Cup group stage play on Saturday in Doha.
Jan 21, 2024
South Korea salvages Asian Cup draw as Bahrain leaves it late
One day after Iraq beat tournament favorites Japan, the Koreans needed an injury-time own goal to salvage a point.
Lions quarterback Jared Goff celebrates after his team's playoff win over the Rams in Detroit on Sunday.
Jan 15, 2024
Lions edge Rams for first playoff win in three decades
The Lions won a playoff game for the first time since beating the Cowboys on Jan. 5, 1992.
Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons celebrates after sacking Commanders quarterback Sam Howell at AT&T Stadium in Dallas on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Nov 24, 2023
Cowboys dominate Commanders in Thanksgiving showdown
Jordan Love led the Packers to a Thanksgiving Day surprise with a win over the Lions.
A worker cleans a table in an empty McDonald's restaurant in Cairo on Monday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 23, 2023
Boycott campaigns over Gaza hit Western brands
Companies are feeling the impact in Egypt and Jordan, and there are signs the campaign is spreading in some other Arab countries.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa (second from left) meets with Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki (second from right) in Ramallah, West Bank, on Friday.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 4, 2023
Japan to provide $65 million additional humanitarian aid to Palestinians
During a visit to the region, Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa did not comment on whether Israel's strikes on Gaza followed international law.
Japanese evacuees from Israel arrive at Tokyo's Haneda Airport via an Air Self-Defense Force flight on Friday night.
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 3, 2023
SDF plane evacuates 46 from Israel as Japan's top diplomat visits
The evacuation came as Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa visited Israel for talks with her Israeli and Palestinian counterparts.
Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa waits for U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to arrive for a meeting in New York in September.
JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
Nov 2, 2023
Japan top envoy faces diplomatic test on trip to Israel and Jordan
One of the key focuses of Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa's trip will be the role Japan can play in easing the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip.
Smoke rises over buildings in the Gaza Strip on Saturday amid Israeli strikes.
Oct 21, 2023
At Cairo summit, U.N. chief urges cease-fire to end Gaza 'nightmare'
Addressing a Cairo summit, Antonio Guterres said the Palestinian enclave of 2.4 million people was living through "a humanitarian catastrophe."
Rep. Jim Jordan after a vote for House speaker on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday
WORLD / Politics
Oct 19, 2023
Jordan defeated again for speaker as Republican stalemate deepens
The hard-line Republican from Ohio lost a second bid for speaker after running headlong into opposition from a group of mainstream GOP holdouts.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken returns to Amman, Jordan, early Tuesday after overnight negotiations in Tel Aviv with Israeli officials, including Benjamin Netanyahu.
WORLD / Politics / FOCUS
Oct 17, 2023
U.S. whirlwind Israel diplomacy hits hard Middle East realities
The top U.S. diplomat's flurry of travel to Arab capitals appears to have resulted in little beyond President Joe Biden's planned visit to Israel.
U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan departs a Republican caucus meeting at the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday.
WORLD / Politics
Oct 14, 2023
U.S. House Republicans nominate Jim Jordan for speaker
The hard-line conservative appears to be well short of the support he would need to seize the speaker's gavel.
A woman walks past a market in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. Lebanon is one of nine Arab nations using an algorithm-powered poverty assessment formula funded by the World Bank that ranks welfare applicants according to dozens of different data points.
WORLD / Society
Oct 5, 2023
In Middle East, poor excluded from welfare by 'faulty' algorithms
Around the world, 40 countries use an algorithm-powered poverty assessment formula funded by the World Bank to rank welfare applicants.
The famous Nike swoosh and Air Jordan logo on an Air Jordan 1, called "Notorious" and released from 1984-85, during a preview for "The Rise of the Sneaker Culture" exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum in New York in 2015.
BUSINESS / Markets
Sep 28, 2023
Air Jordan resale prices tumble, casting shadow over Nike
Sneaker styles that once sold on StockX for $100 or more above Nike's list price are now selling for a premium of less than $10.
Japan Times
May 24, 2023
Michael Block gets text from Michael Jordan after magical PGA Championship
In a magical run that captivated golf fans, the 46-year-old recorded the best finish by a club professional in a PGA Championship since 1986.
Japan Times
May 8, 2023
How two men’s disparate paths crossed in a killing on New York's F train
Jordan Neely’s mental health decline played out in public after his mother was strangled. Daniel Penny said he was protecting himself and others when he choked Neely.
Japan Times
Apr 17, 2023
Matt Fitzpatrick wins playoff against Jordan Spieth to win RBC Heritage
Matt Fitzpatrick beat defending champion Jordan Spieth in a thrilling sudden-death playoff on Sunday to win the PGA's RBC Heritage tournament.
Japan Times
Apr 16, 2023
Michael Jordan was an activist after all
On the first road trip of his NBA career, in the fall of 2001, Etan Thomas looked out the window of the Washington Wizards’ team bus and was stunned by the massing crowd around the hotel.
Japan Times
Apr 4, 2023
Ben Affleck hopes to score Michael Jordan's approval for 'Air' biopic
Despite glowing reviews from critics and audiences since its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March, the retired Chicago Bull’s verdict on the movie still is not in.
Japan Times
Feb 28, 2023
Six of Michael Jordan’s championship sneakers could fetch millions
Dubbed 'The Dynasty Collection,” the six Jordan shoes are now on display in Dubai, and will travel to Hong Kong and Singapore before returning to New York.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'